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Mrs Victoria Segun discussing why markets should not be on total locked down

VIDEO: COVID-19 Lockdown: Why we disobey social distancing directive – Abuja market women

Apart from the lockdown, the government had recommended ways to prevent one from contracting the virus such as good hygiene, frequent hand washing, and social distancing.

Lagos lockdown

VIDEO: Lagos residents threaten to protest if government fails to provide lockdown palliative

During his nationwide broadcast on Sunday night, President Muhammadu Buhari also promised to provide ‘relief materials’ for Abuja and Lagos residents during the 14-day lockdown.

Sadiya-Umar-Farouq Message

PROMOTED: COVID-19 Lockdown Briefing by Minister of Humanitarian Affairs

” I have directed the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, to deploy relief materials at specified points for distribution to the most vulnerable.”

Yaba LG health officers

VIDEO: Yaba local govt environmental health officers fumigating the Herbert Macaulay road in Lagos

Yaba local government environmental health officers fumigating the Herbert Macaulay Road in Lagos

Nigerian Lawyer - Mike Ozhekhome

VIDEO: Lawyers speak on Supreme Court judgement dismissing Yari’s review appeal

Reading the majority judgement, Justice John Okoro said the apex court lacked the jurisdiction to review its own judgement.

Market Woman

VIDEO: Traders lament closure of Wuse market in Abuja

PREMIUM TIMES visited some markets in the two states in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak and their (markets’) subsequent closure and reports.

Pix: Utako market, insert Sahad, Wuse and Garki, Mile 12 markets, etc

Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha.

VIDEO: 7 Measures to tackle COVID-19 Spread in Nigeria – Boss Mustapha

The Nigerian government has announced the immediate closure of all the country’s borders to human traffic.


VIDEO: Why Nigeria hasn’t approved chloroquine for coronavirus treatment – Minister

Mr Ehanire said this while answering questions from journalists on the status of Covid-19 in the country.

VIDEO: Nigerian governors visit Lagos explosion site, donate N200 million

Mr Sanwo-olu had announced the establishment of a N2 billion relief fund for the victims

The Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, at a press briefing on the outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Nigeria

VIDEO: CORONAVIRUS: Victim observed 14 days self Isolation – Minister Osagie

The Lagos government said it would commence the contact tracing of passengers on the British Airways flight the third confirmed case of the novel coronavirus travelled to the country.

Adams Oshiomhole [Silverbird TV]

VIDEO: My takeaway from Appeal Court judgement – Oshiomhole

Mr Oshiomhole was suspended from office on the order of an Abuja high court.

Idris Shaye

VIDEO: How I was caught with human head, hands

The police said the accused will be charged to court.

Coronavirus Voxpop


The disease which originated from China in December has so far spread to about 114 countries across the world.

APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomole Photo: DailyPost

VIDEO: Why we took Oshiomhole to court – Afolabi

Mr Oshiomhole was suspended on Wednesday following an application filed by an applicant, Oluwale Afolabi, in January, before Justice Danlami Senchi.

Ihedioha Supreme Court judgement

VIDEO: Lawyers speak on Supreme Court judgement dismissing Ihedioha’s review appeal

A dissenting judge says, “the decision of the Supreme Court in the instant matter will continue to haunt our electoral jurisprudence for a long time to come”.

Govenor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos explaining how Italian brought #Coronavirus to Nigeria

VIDEO: Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos explaining how Italian brought #Coronavirus to Nigeria

Nigeria has recorded its first case of Coronavirus after an Italian national tested positive to the virus, the Federal Ministry of Health has said

Buba Galadima

AUDIO: Sacking me from my house is injustice – Buba Galadima

Buba Galadima, a former political ally of the president, has for years been one of the most vociferous critics of the administration.

Olisah Metuh

VIDEO: N400 Million Fraud: Metuh’s lawyer vows to appeal judgement

The anti-graft agency, EFCC, had accused Mr Metuh of receiving N400 million from the Office of the National Security Adviser.

Oluwo of Iwo

VIDEO: Oluwo mocks Osun monarchs over suspension

The video was shot from the Oluwo’s throne at his palace in Iwo.

Patrick Lumumba

VIDEO: Are you honourable members or horrible members? Lumumba

Nigeria’s development has taken too long, the ex-Kenya anti-corruption chief tells lawmakers

Community Water Project

VIDEO: How Neglected Nigerian oil producing community got tap water first time in decades

It was the first time in decades the island’s residents would fetch water from a tap; before now they were used to scooping water from ponds or the Atlantic Ocean.

Yele Sowore and Shehu Sani

VIDEO: I’ve not been freed – Sowore

Mr Soyinka arrived at about 8:50 a.m., five minutes after Mr Sowore arrived at the court.

Shehu Sani and Wole Soyinka

VIDEO: Shehu Sani jokingly tells Soyinka, “Sir, you are the patron of criminals club”

Mr Soyinka and Mr Sani were among the dignitaries who attended the Wednesday court session to show solidarity with Mr Sowore.

Odinkalu Chidi

VIDEO: Rule of law is totally messed up in Nigeria – Odinkalu

Mr Soyinka arrived at about 8:50 a.m., five minutes after Mr Sowore arrived at the court.

Aerial View of Kuchingoro Camp

VIDEO: Inside Abuja’s ‘unauthorised’ IDP camps

he Internally Displaced Persons within the FCT are forced to forge a life for themselves outside of the much-needed care and very necessary watch of the government.